Start Your Journey with a First-Time Homebuyer Course

Taking a first-time homebuyer course will give you the tools and knowledge to navigate a successful path to homeownership. You will learn about how to make sure you are getting the best mortgage, how to successfully work with a real estate agent, how to address any credit or financial barriers you might face, and much more. And you will be connected to all the affordable mortgage and homebuyer assistance programs. It's the best way to get started!

Find a first-time homebuyer course by searching below. 

Classes are available in-person and online. Many providers also offer post-purchase education about how to be a successful homeowner, as well as classes about owning a multi-family home and being a landlord. Or click here for a list of of all the education provider agencies.

All the courses listed here are offered by agencies with a Seal of Approval from the Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative, a designation indicating they meet the Collaborative's high standards for comprehensive homebuyer education and ethics.

Are you an educator interested in posting your upcoming course on the calendar? Click here to register and submit your posting. Download instructions for posting a course here.

Tuesday, 23 April 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Community Action, Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: Haverhill

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: NewVue Communities
Central Massachusetts: Virtual Class via Zoom

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Spanish

Multi-Family/Landlord Training Course

Organized by: Lawrence CommunityWorks Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence Virtual

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Community Development Partnership
Cape and Islands:

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English
Wednesday, 24 April 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Community Development Partnership
Cape and Islands:

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Community Action, Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: Haverhill

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: NewVue Communities
Central Massachusetts: Virtual Class via Zoom

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Spanish
Thursday, 25 April 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: NewVue Communities
Central Massachusetts: Virtual Class via Zoom

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Spanish
Saturday, 27 April 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: ACT Lawrence, INC
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence, MA 01840

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: NeighborWorks Housing Solutions
Greater Boston: Quincy, MA

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: NeighborWorks Housing Solutions
South Shore: Quincy, MA

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Chelsea Restoration Corporation
Greater Boston: Chelsea

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Spanish

Multi-Family/Landlord Training Course

Organized by: ACT Lawrence, INC
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence, MA 01840

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Spanish
Monday, 29 April 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Community Development Partnership
Cape and Islands:

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Allston Brighton CDC
Greater Boston:

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English
Tuesday, 30 April 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Urban Edge
Greater Boston: Roxbury

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English
Wednesday, 1 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Allston Brighton CDC
Greater Boston:

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates/Boston Home Center
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Urban Edge
Greater Boston: Roxbury

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English
Thursday, 2 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: NeighborWorks Housing Solutions
South Shore: Virtual Class via Zoom

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: NeighborWorks Housing Solutions
Fall River/New Bedford: Virtual Class via Zoom

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: South Middlesex Opportunity Council
MetroWest: Framingham

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Community Development Partnership
Cape and Islands:

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: NeighborWorks Housing Solutions
Greater Boston: Virtual Class via Zoom

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English
Saturday, 4 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

Multi-Family/Landlord Training Course

Organized by: MAHA
Greater Boston:

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Gloucester Housing Authority
NorthShore/CapeAnn: Gloucester, MA 01930

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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English

Multi-Family/Landlord Training Course

Organized by: Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance
Greater Boston: Massachusetts

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Lawrence CommunityWorks Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence

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Spanish

Post-Purchase Homeowner Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates/MHP
Fall River/New Bedford: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Chelsea Restoration Corporation
Greater Boston: Chelsea

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Spanish
Sunday, 5 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Gloucester Housing Authority
NorthShore/CapeAnn: Gloucester, MA 01930

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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English
Monday, 6 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Allston Brighton CDC
Greater Boston:

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English
Tuesday, 7 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Valley Community Development
Hampden/Hampshire/Franklin Counties: Northhampton

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Veterans Benefits Clearinghouse Development Corporation (VBCDC)
Greater Boston:

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English
Wednesday, 8 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Veterans Benefits Clearinghouse Development Corporation (VBCDC)
Greater Boston:

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Urban Edge
Greater Boston: Massachusetts

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates/Boston Home Center
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Urban Edge
South Shore: Massachusetts

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English
Thursday, 9 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Veterans Benefits Clearinghouse Development Corporation (VBCDC)
Greater Boston:

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English

Financial Literacy

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing
Greater Boston: East Boston

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: South Middlesex Opportunity Council
MetroWest: Framingham

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English
Saturday, 11 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Lawrence CommunityWorks Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Financial Education Associates
Greater Boston: Zoom Webinar

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: ACT Lawrence, INC
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence, MA 01840

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Spanish
Monday, 13 May 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Allston Brighton CDC
Greater Boston:

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English